Who carried the Olympic flag in 1996?

Who carried the Olympic flag?

The mayor of the host city then hands a special Olympic flag to the IOC president, who then passes it on to the mayor of the city hosting the next Olympic games; the receiving mayor then waves the flag eight times.

How many people watched the 1996 Olympic ceremony?

The Olympic Games took place from July 19 through August 4. More than 2 million people visited Atlanta during the Games and nearly 3.5 billion people around the world watched on television. The opening ceremony on July 19, 1996, attracted a crowd of approximately 83,000 to Olympic Stadium.

Where was the 2000 Olympics held?

Where was the 1992 Olympics held?

Who carried the flag for Great Britain 2021?

Swimmer Ellie Simmonds and archer John Stubbs will carry the Great Britain flag at Tuesday’s Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony. It’s a special honour to be chosen to carry the flag and until this year there was only one flag bearer per country.

Who carried the Olympic flag in 2021?

CANBERRA, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — Sailing gold medalist Mathew Belcher has been chosen as Australia’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced on Saturday that Belcher, 38, will lead Australian athletes into the Olympic Stadium on Sunday night.

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Who carried the Olympic flag at Sydney 2000?

The Governor-General, Sir William Deane, opened the games. The Olympic Flag was carried around the arena by eight former Australian Olympic champions: Bill Roycroft, Murray Rose, Liane Tooth, Gillian Rolton, Marjorie Jackson, Lorraine Crapp, Michael Wenden and Nick Green.

Who carried the Australian flag in 2016?

Australia’s most successful Olympic sailor Mat Belcher will carry the nation’s flag at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Games. Belcher, who won gold in the 470 class with Will Ryan in Tokyo, will lead about 70 Australian athletes into Sunday night’s closing ceremony.